Photographs and papers (MC 376/630, USF 5/4)
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Photographs and papers


MC 376/630, USF 5/4

79 papers; 10 photographs


445th Bomb Group

Charles L. 'Chuck' Walker

Images 002, 004, 006, 008, 010, 012, 014, 019, 095 and 109 contain redacted information. One article from the New York Times has not been included for copyright reasons.

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Photographs: showing personnel from the 700th Bomb Squadron; view of a B-24 (flown by Thompson) being shot down, with the wing falling off the aeroplane; bookcases in the 2nd Air Division American Memorial Room donated by members of the 445th Bomb Group in memory of Rudolph J. Birsic, 1980; and Charles Walker's crew. 'Second Air Division Association Division Headquarters Newsletter', no. 11 (March 1993) including a questionnaire for completion with service memories for future editions of the newsletter. Assignment orders and movement orders, 14 May 1944. Aircraft inventory of 445th Bomb Group, October 1944-April 1945 (compiled April 1997) giving aircraft serial numbers, hard stands, call signs, date of arrival overseas, Bomb Squadron, name, fate and other remarks (8 papers). Photocopy of movement orders for flight echelon, 6 October 1943. Copy of an article about the Kassel mission, 'New York Times' (28 September 1944). Photocopy of a list of group identification letters. Photocopy of official report of Kassel mission, 27 September 1944 (10 papers). Report on the air crews of 700th Squadron, 445th Bomb Group, April 1944-April 1945, listing crew members under their pilot with their rank and position (23 papers). Supplementary information to an article about Glenn Miller, which appeared in the 2nd Air Division Association's 'Journal' (Summer 1994), sent to Charles Walker from R.F. Gelvin, 28 April 1995. Formal letter of sympathy from Charles Walker, as president of the 2nd Air Division Association, to the Board of Governors and Lord Mayor of Norwich, following the Norwich Central Library fire, 2 August 1994. Report to Trust Governors and members of the 2nd Air Division Association from the Memorial Trust regarding the Norwich Central Library fire, 1994. Copy of a newsletter reporting on the 2nd Air Division Association's reunion, Chicago 1949.